Rendering courtesy of City of Long Beach.
It is one of the more ...On August 15, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo courtesy of Russell Bynum. Above: homeless encampments along the Santa Ana River Trail in Orange County.
Orange County resident Russell Bynum is pissed off.
Not sad. Not frustrated. Not concerned.
You ...On July 27, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison. Above: individuals experiencing homelessness line the LA River at the PCH overpass in Long Beach.
DeVaughn [last name redacted] has been living in her car ...On July 26, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Yup: the largest city in North America took one of the biggest policy-driven steps ever made by eliminating parking minimums on development projects, freeing up red-tape-bound costs ...On July 21, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison. Above: an underpass along the LA River houses one of the largest camp sites for those experiencing homelessness.
One time, too tired to bike home, ...On July 12, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Above: an example of a granny flat built-out in a backyard.
I had talked about granny flats one year ago this month, noting a set of bills being ...On July 7, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photos by Brian Addison.
On any given night throughout Los Angeles County, 55,188 ...On June 19, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Renderings courtesy of the City of Long Beach.
As I noted before, we have to be frank, Long Beach: the Unaffordability Beast is rearing its ugly head throughout ...On June 12, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Long Beach Needs This is a series that addresses two things: Long Beach’s infamous “Manhattanitis,” where our people tend to stick to all-things-Long-Beach while rarely stepping ...On June 10, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
We’ve long discussed the issues with parking. Over and over. (Even one former NIMBY councilmember wanted to subsidize student parking because students were overflowing ...On May 18, 2017 / By Brian Addison
While last year saw Long Beach rise the most amongst all California cities in terms of rent growth, it now has another crown that stokes fears ...On March 21, 2017 / By Brian Addison
Photo by Brian Addison.
DeVaugn [last name redacted] has been living in her car for nearly a month now with her teenage daughter, most of it spent at Bixby ...On February 8, 2017 / By Brian Addison
It’s frightening when the wealthy hijack the narratives of the good. And they did so brilliantly in 2016 and will continue to do so this year.
When I walked into ...On January 10, 2017 / By Brian Addison